A Select Collection of Original Welsh Airs (Thomson, George)

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Arranger Ludwig van Beethoven
Joseph Haydn
Editor First edition
George Thomson
Publisher. Info. London: Preston, n.d.[1817].
Edinburgh: G. Thomson, 1817.
Misc. Notes Songs numbered 61-90. Includes 4 songs arranged by Joseph Haydn (Hob.XXXIb:39-42), also marked 'H' on contents page.
#327895 has Violin and Cello parts appended - these are missing in #51478.
Title-page transcription: A Select Collection of Original Welsh Airs, Adapted for the Voice, United to Characteristic English Poetry never before Published, with Introductory & Concluding Symphonies and Accompaniments for the Piano Forte or Harp, Violin & Violoncello, composed [i.e. arranged] partly by Haydn, but chiefly by Beethoven. Vol.3
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General Information

Work Title A Select Collection of Original Welsh Airs
Alternative. Title
Composer Thomson, George
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Haydn: Hob.XXXIb:1-42; Beethoven: WoO 155 (26 songs)
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 volumes, each containing 30 songs
First Publication. 1809-17
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 1-2 voices, violin, cello, piano/harp

Misc. Comments

Volumes 1 and 2 (1809, 1811) mainly arranged by Joseph Haydn, with 22 songs arranged by Leopold Kozeluch (Thomson possessed Haydn's arrangements of songs Hob.XXXIb:43-60, but used Kozeluch's versions instead). Volume 3 (1817) mainly arranged by Ludwig van Beethoven, with 4 songs arranged by Haydn.